Art

28 Feb 2019

MARCH ART EVENTS: GO OUT & GET INVOLVED

It’s March– things are finally warming up (and drying up!) in the Bay Area, and the month’s madness is starting up again.  Spend your first day of March at Oakland’s First Fridays or stop by an art gallery opening in San Francisco.  There’s also a Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon, parties that are raising

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19 Feb 2019

Final Days of February: Artsy Openings, Concerts, & Parties

Here’s a hella long list of art events happening at the end of the shortest month of the year, so don’t make any more excuses to not go out… These exhibitions are forward-thinking (in curatorial choice and format), futurist in outlook, and just straight up fun! EDWARD SHANKEN + VIVIAN SMING +

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01 Feb 2019

FOR THE LOVE OF ART: FEBRUARY EVENTS

Wow, it’s hard to remember when there was a February this busy with art in the Bay– it seems that there are interesting openings, workshops, and parties happening almost every night this month.  This month, take some time to explore places that might take a little longer to get to

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24 Jan 2019

Highlights of UNTITLED and FOG Design+Art in SF

After checking out UNTITLED (at Pier 35) and FOG Design+Art (at Fort Mason), and seeing a lot of great artwork, I think that UNTITLED was the stronger art fair of the two.  Although FOG benefits SFMOMA and tends to get more hype leading up to it, the overall selections at UNTITLED were edgier

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16 Jan 2019

We wanna give you Pop Trash: The Amazing Art of Jason Mecier

Artist Jason Mecier creates insanely detailed portraits of celebrities using trash, candy, and other items, crafting sculptural celebrations as beautiful as they are outrageous. Here is Amy Sedaris assembled from her own trash, David Bowie made out of cosmetics and feathers, Snoop Dogg sculpted out of weed, Justin Timberlake and

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03 Jan 2019

NEW YEAR, MORE BAY AREA ART EVENTS

Did you make a resolution to be more creative in 2019?  Start the year off right by attending an arts-related event that you wouldn’t normally go to, even if that event happens to be a party!  From DIY taxidermy to shibari (yes, the bondage practice), the Bay Area continues to

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03 Jan 2019

We wanna send you San Francisco and other Drawings by artist Amos Goldbaum

This book is a collection of 73 pen drawings made between 2007 and 2018. It includes drawings of historic, local, and iconic San Francisco landmarks and neighborhoods, as well as portraits, interiors, and surrealist miscelania. 11”x11,” 80 B+W pages, perfect bound. You can also purchase the book here

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27 Nov 2018

The Pink World of Portia Munson at Bedford Gallery

Once you enter the pink world of Portia Munson at Bedford Gallery, you might get lost in it.  “Her Room/Her World” is the artist’s first solo show on the West Coast, and consists of thousands of discarded pink objects.  The great majority of these products were originally created for and marketed

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